CVE-2016-4079

Published: 25 April 2016

epan/dissectors/packet-pktc.c in the PKTC dissector in Wireshark 1.12.x before 1.12.11 and 2.0.x before 2.0.3 does not verify BER identifiers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and application crash) via a crafted packet.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.9

Status

Package Release Status
wireshark
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.6.3-1~ubuntu14.04.1)